Jan 31, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog

World Languages AA, Japanese Option Program Map


The degree map below is an example of how a full-time student can complete this degree in two years. You should see an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you. To be recommended for an Associate in Arts degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours). Note the Milestones below each semester. Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester


Total Credit Hours: 13


Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Total Credit Hours: 13


*JAPN 1103 must be completed with a ‘C’ or better before progressing to JPAN 1213

*JAPN 1201 prerequisite: JAPN 1103

*JAPN 1111, JAPN 1121, JAPN 1131, JAPN 1141 prerequisite: JAPN 1103

Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester


Total Credit Hours: 14


*JAPN 1213 must be completed with a ‘C’ or better before progressing to JPAN 2113

*JAPN 1301 prerequisite: JAPN 1213

*JAPN 1111, JAPN 1121, JAPN 1131, JAPN 1141 prerequisite: JAPN 1103

Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check and to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency if needed.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 13


*JAPN 2113 must be completed with a ‘C’ or better before progressing to JPAN 2213

*JAPN 1401 prerequisite: JAPN 2113

*JAPN 1111, JAPN 1121, JAPN 1131, JAPN 1141 prerequisite: JAPN 1103

Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.

Total Credit Hours: 7


*JAPN 2213 must be completed with a ‘C’ or better before progressing to JPAN 2513 or JAPN 2523

*JAPN 1111, JAPN 1121, JAPN 1131, JAPN 1141 prerequisite: JAPN 1103

Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check and to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency if needed.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Transfer Information


This degree is intended for transfer to a four-year university for completion of a baccalaureate degree.  You should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for a seamless transfer process and you are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.

Total Credit Hours: 60